Kindergarten Open Month – May 2021
Discover your child’s options for three and four-year-old kindergarten this May during Kindergarten Open Month.
Children learn skills for life at kindergarten, and Kindergarten Open Month is a great opportunity chat to educators, check out different services, and learn more about how your child can benefit from early childhood education. Download this map which has locations and contact information for all kindergartens in Darebin and get in touch with your local services to book your visits.
Thornbury Kindergarten Open Session:
Wednesday 19 May from 4.30 – 6.30
Tours are available by appointment on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in May.
We are a well established community-run kindergarten in Thornbury. The Kindergarten is an incorporation run by a committee of volunteer parents, and it is owned by the Darebin Council. Our staff are committed and experienced, and they strive to provide a rich, stimulating, safe and fun learning environment.
3 Year Old Kinder
Kindergarten provides a safe and secure social environment where children belong to a group and learn to interact positively with others.
At Thornbury Kinder we focus on long, uninterrupted periods of play which supports children to build confidence, enhance their social skills and expand their physical abilities.
4 Year Old: Bush Kinder
Thornbury Kindergarten’s Bush Kinder program is intended to support young children through play to develop responsibility for themselves and others. It will encourage early risk self-assessment strategies that will ensure that young children start to consider the impact of their actions on themselves and on others.
4 Year Old: Out & About
Children embark on excursions into the community and experience the learning waiting to happen outside the kinder door – at local parks, at nearby schools, trips to the museum and elsewhere. Out & About Kinder helps children develop positive, meaningful connections to people and places and helps children to see themselves as active contributors to the world.